Prime Minister Hun Sen has previously said that not voting in the election was tantamount to treason.
The Phnom Penh Post’s sale to a Malaysian PR firm linked to the ruling CPP sparks concerns over a loss of independence among its readership.
American president Donald Trump will meet Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore.
Members of opposition have called for boycott of July 29 vote but preparations are going ahead.
Les Kosem was involved in the now-defunct United Front for the Liberation of Oppressed Races, better known by its acronym, FULRO.
There are concerns for Kem Sokha’s health after he suffered a damaged shoulder, high blood pressure, and hyperglycemia.
Citing need for “editorial independence” journalists resigned after new owner of Phnom Penh Post wanted editor Kay Kimsong to remove an article linking them to Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is cracking down on dissenting voices before July vote.
VOA Khmer’s Chetra Chap on the sidelines of the Asian Studies conference to discuss with David Chandler about Cambodia’s relationship with China, authoritarianism in Southeast Asia, and his career as a historian.
The former opposition members are due to have their cases heard Thursday and could face between seven and 20 years in prison if their convictions are not overturned.
Hun Sen defended the country relationship with China, saying other countries were “jealous” of Beijing’s rise.
Kay Kimsong was fired on Monday after representatives of the new owner ordered senior staff to remove an article about the sale from its website, claiming factual inaccuracies.
Bersih, a group promoting free and fair elections, says it has found "major irregularities'' in the electoral roll, including more than 2.1 million people without addresses.